nasogastric

[ney-zoh-gas-trik]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or involving the nose and stomach.

Origin:
1955–60; naso- + gastric

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nasogastric (ˌneɪzəʊˈɡæstrɪk)
 
adj
anatomy of or relating to the nose and stomach: a nasogastric tube

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nasogastric na·so·gas·tric (nā'zō-gās'trĭk)
adj.
Relating to or involving the nasal passages and the stomach.

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Example sentences
Diets high in calories and fat, as well as nasogastric tube feeds, can help increase weight and height.
Browning was being kept alive in a nursing home via a nasogastric feeding tube.
Nasogastric tube placement involves insertion of a flexible tube through the nose into the stomach.
Our current nasogastric tube placement protocol requires confirmation of nasogastric tube placement with plain radiography.
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